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Jul 14, 2011 11:35pm PDT
on wheels -- they are. you're in austin, texas, the capital of the lone star state and the cradle of modern day rollerer derby civilization. yes, ready or not, roller derby is back. and it's all grown up. >> let them hear you if you love it, ladies and gentlemen! ♪ >> reporter: meet margaret fackler. by day, a mild mannered math and science teacher. so beloved by her students, she was voted teacher of the year. >> okay, we'll do it. >> reporter: a wife and mother of two. >> i don't like anything else. >> reporter: but by night -- >> fast, faster, go, go, go! >> i like knocking people down. >> reportete she is olivia shootin' john of the hot rod honeys so, how did this young mother go from teaching trig nontry to kids, to body checking grown womeme >> i had no idea what i was getting into. one of the girlfriends that i played soccer with said she wanted to try out and i thought, well, i'll go with you as a supporter. >> reporter: you didn't know what it was? >> i had no clue. i didn't find out until five months later. >> reporter: i mean, this is not like you signed up for shuffle board or
Jul 24, 2011 10:30am PDT
important. >> that's very -- joe actually flew in from austin this morning. he's going to fly back this afternoon. he flew in for this special taping. he'll be back july 29 in santa on.ra, a, club we'll be back with more little joe. stay with us. >> we're back with little joy of little joy la familia on comunidad del valle celebrating my quinceanera. you can an affinity for the american veteran. i was never brave enough to sign my name on the dotted line. talk, if you will, briefly about your honor and respect toward the american veteran. >> i think my family has been very military starting with one of my uncles that fought in world war ii. my older brother in the korean conflict. my second brother did two tours in vietnam and on down the line. all together my family has served the military over 400 years. that's a lot. my nieces and nephews and cousins. i have one sister with four kids. we're all military, three boys and a girl and the girl outranked them all. >> the military. >> i don't know. maybe that comes in the genes. my mom's father, i was named after. like you, i never ser
Jul 5, 2011 12:35am EDT
austin on the show. why do i feel like i'm going to get my ass kicked? [ laughter ] we have thousands of servicemen and women in town -- new york city for fleet week. so if you see them out at a bar, buy them a shot. in fact, buy them two shots in honor of the one -- [ cheers and applause ] in fact, buy them two shots in honor of the ones they gave bin laden. there you go. [ cheers and applause ] here's some political news. mitt romney plans to officially announce his presidential campaign next thursday. he'll be unveiling his new slogan, "mitt romney, even i'm not excited about me. [ laughter ] and i'm me." i'm not sure what to make of this -- a woman in florida was arrested for flowing butter at her roommates. her roommate was immediately removed and placed in a shelter for buttered women. [ laughter ] i had to. i had to do it. [ cheers and applause ] you guys know about this? the u.s. navy designed a new video game for soldiers to learn to catch somali pirates. that's got to be confusing when you're out in combat. it's like "i see pirates. what should we do?" "press 'b'!" [ laughte
Jul 21, 2011 12:00am EDT
a contender. we reported last night that fundraisers are meeting in austin to discuss a perry presidential run. do we know anything about how these big republican establishment money people are responding to the prospect of a perry run? >> well, we know a couple of things. we know they are looking for somebody. somebody other than michele bachmann. not necessarily somebody other than tim pawlenty. though, the people here in austin were still unaffiliated and looking to somebody like rick perry. one of the things that perry heard as part of this gathering, a really blue chip republican bundler money guys, is that he's got a problem, not in texas where he can raise $4, $5, $10, $20 million easily, but in places like new york city and wall street where some of the big money in this key place of republican fundraising isn't convinced yet that whether they are put off by the secessionist talk and his religious affiliations or the suggestion he is the tea party candidate who would not compromise. wall street doesn't like this no compromise approach, i don't know. but i know that perry has been given
Jul 23, 2011 5:30pm PDT
some stretches of lake travis here in austin, there is no lake. waterfront property is now high and dry, and boat docks like this one are landlocked. mike hutchins and dottie wagner can't believe it's the same body of water they swam and boated on last summer. this is lake travis then and now. >> i mean, we knew that lake travis would go up and down, but we didn't know that it would be dry in front of our house. >> reporter: boat launches are closed and marinas sit atop rocks. just when drinking water and the relief of a cool dip in the lake are needed most. janet shamlian, nbc news, austin. >>> still ahead on this saturday night, it's as close to the royal wedding as most people will ever get. how the palace is cashing in on princess kate. ♪ tried to make me go to rehab, i said no, no, no ♪ >>> and coming up next, the talent and tragedy of amy winehouse, dead tonight at the age of 27. we'll be right back. er >>> you are looking at the scene right now outside the london home of singer amy winehouse where fans gather tonight as word spread of her unexplained death at the age of 27. w
Jul 27, 2011 4:30am EDT
,000 restaurants by next spring. michelle miller, cbs news, new york. >>> it's getting just batty in austin, texas. i want you to take a look at this. about 1 million bats are coming out earlier than ever to hunt for bugs. officials say the drought is forcing them to change their eating habits. i used to live in austin. it's quite a sight. >>> then there's this, a thief tried to make a quick withdrawal from an atm in louisiana. security camera video shows him smashing through the wall of a store with a backhoe but he couldn't get the cash out of the machine, so he left without taking anything. >>> and the butter sculptures are drawing big crowds at the ohio state fair. in a tradition that started over 100 years ago, a cow and calf carved from butter are hugely popular. this year there's a sculpture of an astronaut in the space shuttle. now that is impressive. >>> this morning on "the early show," how americans are making their voices heard about the stalled debt talks. i'm betty nguyen. this is the "cbs morning news." [ female announcer ] you do so much... to stay healthy. but did you know fiber c
Jul 14, 2011 2:00pm EDT
and the cities expected to grow in the next ten years and here is a look at the top five. austin, texas, first, followed by raleigh, north carolina, nashville, tennessee, and san antonio, texas, and houston, texas, and forbes says that many of the cities on the list have some of the best job creation records in the nation. joining me is the author and forbes contributor who wrote the article detailing this list. thank you for joining me, joel. >> my pleasure. >> okay. so i have to say, i'm from the state of texas, so any time i see texas in a good list like this, it makes me smile, because i love to see all of the major cities on the list, but why is texas taking in so many spots here, houston and san antonio and austin? >> well, we were looking at job creation, but other things. migration, and where people are having children, where are immigrants coming in and thriving? and the texas cities and dallas also did very well. all of them did really well, and then there were some cities in the south that nashville, raleigh, also doing very well. the only big city on the east coast on northeast tha
Jul 18, 2011 5:30pm PDT
place to fire up the next part of your life -- austin, texas. why? >> because it's fun. >> reporter: the census bureau says it has the fastest growing boomer population in the u.s. and it's a long way from your grandparents' retirement -- a big part of the draw for these boomers, the music scene. ♪ >> we have more fans now than we did when i was 20. but they generally have grandchildren, great grandchildren. >> reporter: most critical, says the mayor -- >> low cost of living. >> reporter: not to mention, no state income tax and housing that's 15% below the national average. austin offers intellectual stimulation -- something 4 out of 10 boomers say they want. and the university of texas is actively courting boomers. >> we take three six-week terms every single year. >> reporter: do you feel like you're back in college? >> well, without the pressure. >> reporter: austin isn't alone. in 1960, the top three states with the most explosive growth among retirees -- arizona, florida, nevada. today look which cities are luring them in -- raleigh, boise and colorado springs. so let's revie
Jul 21, 2011 5:00am PDT
photograph asking for people to be on the lookout for him. his name obviously is michael austin and he is wanted on several counts of aggravated assault against an elderly dependent as well as terrorist threats. so we are just advising people if they see him to give us a call. don't approach him so we can come and deal with him ourselves. >> for people in that area, have you shut down streets at outline? are you asking people to stay inside or just be on the lookout for mr. austin? >> well, during the past eight hours, while we were surrounding the house and dealing with that we had blocked off the streets and we evacuated a number of the neighbors for their safety because of the weapon that's involved. we are currently searching the residence and we hope to find the weapon there. we have searched a number of neighborhood houses and backyards and we haven't found him yet. so we feel that he is probably fled the neighborhood. and there isn't any real immediate danger to the neighbors. we are not asking them to stay inside or anything. >> you said he pulled a gun on his mother, choked h
Jul 17, 2011 6:00am PDT
. >> the evening in austin, texas, where nightlife is about wildlife. at times, a million and a half bats emerge from under the congress avenue bridge, bats that many of us fear. >> because when i was little i was told they would go in your hair. >> but truth, bats are sadly misunderstood. bat fact one. forget the attack myth says austin's own batman, merlin tuttle who founded bat conservation international. >> i have spent hundreds of hours in caves with, surrounded by literally millions of bats at a time, and my, in my whole life i have never been attacked by a bat and i have never been harmed by a bat. >> not once? >> not once. >> this is a bat named abe bell. >> bat fact 2, they are not dirty. >> they are extremely clean. >> diane odegard rehabs wounded bats in their home. >> they groom themselves like cats do and they have these little hairs on their feet that they actually use kind of like a brush or a comb. >> from ancient story tellers to hollywood myth makers, bats get a bad wrap. >> they live on human blood and took the form of a vampire bat. >> but bats went from creepy to camp -- in
Jul 4, 2011 2:05am EDT
as pet lovers. jade mingus of kvue in austin gives us the run-around with four-legged friends. >> reporter: this sunday morning jog benefits both runner cindy cass 10 nad deand pearl. she's a jack russell terrier mix in need some of exercise. >> when you exercise it calms them, gets them socialized. >> reporter: austin pets alive saved pearl hours before she was to be euthanized. until dogs like her are adopted and find a permanent home, they spend the majority of their time locked up in kennels. >> these guys, they've got a lot of pent-up energy, a lot of pent-up frustration, they don't really know where they belong, they've got to stay in a kennel most of the night. >> reporter: that's why runners organized the jog a dog program. the nonprofit groro is made up of runners who raise money for animal groups including austin pets alive and the austin humane society. now they're putting in time, sweat and miles to exercise these four-legged friends. >> they need that exercise and it makes them better balanced, more adjusted and therefore more adoptable. >> it is a total blast. th
Jul 6, 2011 11:00pm EDT
storm, it >>> a blended family is getting attention in austin, texas. these hostages were born at a farm and they were brought to hen as an experienced -- as experiment. family may be broken up. there will be a big size difference. talk about some more for nationals fans. >> it could turn into a baseball town. believe it or not. they are doing well again, but new meaning to the suicide tonight. new meaning to the [ male announcer ] are you paying more and more for cable, and enjoying it less and less? stop paying for second best. upgrade to verizon fios and get tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month for a year. want to save even more? call now and we'll add over 60 premium channels, including shsttime, starz, epix, and more for 12 months. fios is a 100% fiber optic network. it delivers superior picture quality, the best channel lineup, more hd, plus america's fastestst most consistent and reliable internet. and there's no annual contract required. why keep payinfofor cable? move up to the best. get fios tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month for a year, plus ove
Jul 12, 2011 4:30am EDT
from austin, texas, were cooking up the samples. how is business? >> really good. we are busy. >> normally the show is in new york. but it's here this year and next. unfortunately, it is not open to the public. you have to be a member to attend. in northwest washington reporting for abc 7 news sam ford. >> i love that he did some serious investigative reporting. >> he did. a good assignment for him. >>> we have a lot more to come on "good morning washington." we will be right back. [ child's voice ] ooh, that looks good. [ child's voice ] can i have some? [ child's voice ] you guys should rock paper, scissors for it. ok. [ chuckles ] best of three? sure. one-two-three-shoot. one-two-three-shoot. [ scoffs ] one-two-three-shoot. one-two-three-shoot. one-two-three-shoot. one-two-three-shoot. i win! oh, man. [ muffled ] congratulations. [ male announcer ] get your own bbq pulled pork sub at subway®. tender, slow-cooked pork with irresistibly bold barbecue sauce. subway. eat fresh®. >>> coming up, repairs continue in montgomery county
Jul 13, 2011 2:35am EDT
on wheels, they are. you're in austin, texas, the capital of the lone star state and the cradle of modern-day roller derby civilization. yes, ready or not, roller derby is back. and it's all grown up. >> let them hear you if you love them, ladies and gentlemen! >> reporter: meet margaret thackler. by day, a mild-mannered math and science teacher. so beloved by her students she was voted teacher of the year. >> okay, we'll do it. >> reporter: a wife and mother of two. but by night -- >> i like knocking people down. >> reporter: she is -- >> olivia! >> reporter: olivia shooting john of the hot rod honeys. how did this young mother go from teaching trigonometry to kids to body-checking grown women? >> one of the girlfriends that i played soccer with said she wanted to try out. and i thought, well, i'll go with you as a supporter. >> and you didn't know what it was? >> i had no clue. i didn't find out until five months later. what even the game looked like. >> reporter: each team has a skater called the jammer who scores points by passing other skaters, called blockers, who are doing their be
Jul 19, 2011 2:35am EDT
: guess what, it turns out the number one new place to fire up the next part of your life? austin, texas. why? >> because it's fun. >> reporter: the census bureau says it has the fastest-growing boomer population in the u.s. and it's a long way from your grandparents' retirement. a big part of the draw for these boomers, the music scece. >> we have more fans now than we did when i was, you know, 20. but they generally have grandchildren or great grandchildldn. >> reporter: and most critical, says the mayor -- >> low cost of living. >> reporter: not to mention no state income tax and housing 15% below the national average. austin also offers intellectual stimulation. something 4 of 10 boomers say they want. and the university of texas is actively courting them. >> we take three six-week terms every single year. >> do you feel like you're back in college? >> well, without the pressure. >> reporter: austin isn't alone. in 1960, the top three states with the most explosive growth among retirees -- arizona, florida, nevada. today, look which cities are luring them in. raleigh, boise, colorado
Jul 28, 2011 7:00am EDT
a bit of a tourist attraction hanging out under this bridge in austin are so desperate for food, they've started emerging earlier in the evening. so perhaps humans aren't the only ones hoping one force of nature can wash away the lingering effects of another. for "good morning america," ryan owens, abc news, austin. >> now we mentioned that don is a small storm and so that means it can have real variations in strength and path. we use a system of models that we call spaghetti models and lay them all on one graphic to see where the computer models think this storm is headed. likely headed south of corpus christi and think it's south padre island by saturday morning is where those of those areas take the storm into. so it's a saturday and sunday rainmaker for i think only south texas because of the size of this storm. now, it could have some good rainfall totals, 3 to 5, 3 to 6 inches in the area shaded this red that would go into the red zones. what we need it to be fairly weak along the coast so there's not coastal damage and pause in texas to give it good soaking rain before it pulls
Jul 2, 2011 8:00am EDT
, and that means 100,000 in austin for the first time in 35 years won't see fireworks with the texas symphony, so they canceled the show. it's not just a fire hazard for some cities. the economic hardships are hitting their patriotic plans. chicago will have its big show on the fourth, but the show for the big food fest has been canceled. why? the budget worries. but one texas town, amarillo, has come up with a solution to the problem. no pyrotechnics, instead, a laser show. >> something new, something different and something safe and really celebrating our wonderful day. >> reporter: the preparations are under way here on the nation's mall. you can actually see the bandstand behind me. this is one of the biggest shows you will see and for all those folks who had their shows canceled, here's the good news, this show will be broadcast. you can watch it on tv if nothing else. dan and bianna. >> watch it on tv, all right, davivi thank you. it's so sad. i lived in austin for five years. they had an amazing fireworks show. >> i always wanted to go to austin. >> ron, you've been, right? >> yes, i have.
Jul 16, 2011 10:00pm PDT
one. >>> 2.5 years after the shooting beth of his best friend, austin grant. john caldwell was murdered. the 25-year-old was shot to death yesterday while he sat in a car at gas station in hayward. someone walked up, fired several shots, and then the suspect walk away. police don't believe the shooting was random. >> it happened no broad daylight. that's crazy. it's just dumb, i think it is. >> caldwell is sheen in the video flat form on oscar morning. that was 2009. in fact that was him hearing the gray hoodie, approaching officers, and then walking away when he was ordered to get back. moments after that, he was shot. he sued grand for $5 million saying he was mentally and emotionally injured but fought the lawsuit caming he had a significant criminal background. >> right now, casey anthony is a free woman. she walked out of a florida jail less than an hour ago. karen brown with more on what is next for the mother acquitted in her daughter's murder. >> reporter: after more than 1,000 days behind bars, casey anthony is a free woman. but the freedom comes comes with a price
Jul 21, 2011 10:00pm PDT
sports store in san jose. so was an avid surfer and wake boarder. austin watts never met stowe, but felt the need to help the family. the break in the case was encouraging. >> extremely sad that somebody is put into a situation like that after a sporting event. it's excellent news that somebody is going to remain behind bars. >> reporter: we are here live at the fundraiser where they managed to collect nearly $600. brian stowe is currently at the hospital. he is in serious condition. he was able to open his eyes and wiggle his fingers for the doctors today. as for the lapd, they haven't said anything officially, but we do expect them to make a statement tomorrow. >>> thank you very much. >> just hours earlier, we got another surprising announcement in a san francisco case. officers now believe the teenager shot by police saturday on a muni platform also shot himself. elizabeth cook on why investigators believe the man killed himself either on purpose or by accident. >> we believe that a fatal wound on mr. harding's body was self-inflicted. >> with that, an already heated police case
Jul 19, 2011 4:30am PDT
. ea has about 450 employees in texas, in the austin area. the governor of texas says the video game industry ranks second in the country behind california, with $25 billion in overall annual revenue for texas. ea sports is the developer behind madden and fifa soccer. >> will the debt ceiling cause the markets to come crashing down? for more and news before the bell nicole lapin. >> good morning. futures are higher after yesterday's massive losses which led of course were led by the financial sector. investors concerned about economic issues especially as you know the lack of progress in washington on a deal to raise the nation's debt limit. we do get data out in the next hour on housing today. and a ton of earnings out from goldman sachs, wells fargo, other big names, coca-cola and johnson & johnson. apple, yahoo! reporting after the close. we look at chipotle. it's like christmas here with this many earnings. the you dow falling yesterday t nasdaq lost 24 to 2765. borders is calling it quits. the book store chain called out today's bankruptcy auction after a failed attempt to get a
Jul 1, 2011 5:30pm PDT
ones cutting back, cities like chicago and austin have cancelled fireworks displays because money is tight. weather conditions, drought and wildfires have snuffed out fireworks in arizona, texas and new mexico. >> with the high heat and very dry conditions that we find ourselves in, it could be an incredibly dangerous thing to do. >> reporter: the mercury's rising, temperatures across much degrees above average. >> it's going to be a tough weekend to be outside. a lot of people are going to want to be near water. >> reporter: for those looking for sizzle on the grill. the average cost of a cookout this year is $61. up more than $6 from last year. if you really want to cool off, there's still skiing in mammoth, california today. from snowy mountains to shining seas, america's holiday december tipations are bountiful, even if america's pocket books are not. the top three travel destinations this year are orlando, new york and right here on the beach in los angeles. kate? >> aditi roy, thanks so much. >>> when we come back, not just time off for the holiday this weekend, the land of
Jul 2, 2011 11:00pm PDT
austin jackson to end the inning. he pitched six shutout innings, giants cruised 15-3 is your final. >> anything can happen, and a good thing to happen to our team right now. we're all together. and we don't try to run in the game. we try to outrun the other team. we know how great is our pitching. >> more baseball for you. d'backs tiking on the a's. chris young looking like an old veteran here. two-run home run. we go to the bottom of the eighth, a's down three now. hideki matsui. this man has been making contact lately. knocks in another run. 4-2 arizona at that point. the bottom of the ninth, last chance for the a's. d'backs win 4-2. >> just overall, this was not, you know a good inning -- it's not how you approach them if you want to win. it's been a long time since i lost two in a row. it just not the type of performance i expect out of myself. i'm better than a .500 pitcher. >>> let's kick it with some soccer. world cup and germany, u.s. women taking on colombia. 12th minute, heather o'reilly capitalizes on colombia. fires a shot from outside the 18. usa up 1 might have 0 earl
Jul 3, 2011 5:30pm PDT
're going ahead with a public fireworks show near austin. but firemen will keep an eye on every spark. >> there's always the possibility of something happening, but we're as prepared as we can be. >> reporter: nature is turning up the heat this fourth of july. helping extend one of the worst droughts in a century. now affecting 13 states, with temperatures pushing to the extreme. >> at least ten states this weekend already setting record highs, from 118 in phoenix, to 99 degrees in detroit. and you can see the record highs still building across the central part of the country. it looks like the heat will last all the way through the beginning of the next week. >> all roads to los alamos are open. >> reporter: as the fires and smoke move away from los alamos, new mexico, alicia miller, who was evacuate along with the rest of the town for six days finally got to come home. >> wonderful. >> reporter: los alamos is one of the places where fireworks are banned this year, and for good reason. >> the terrains these fires have found themselves in and the weather and winds lining up with the r
Jul 5, 2011 4:00am PDT
safe at first, but it was ruled an error. it was 0-4 remains six hits shy of 3,000. austin kerns has been slumping all season. maybe this will snap him out of his funk. a three-run shot. indians went on to win 6-3. >>> wild finish between the cubs and nats. tied at 4-4 in the tenth. carlos marmel throwing one to the back stop. jason werth comes home on the wild pitch. nationals win 5-4 in ten. >>> from a wild pitch to a game-ending block, royals and white sox tied 4-4 in the ninth. sacks full when aaron crow steps off the hill and that's a buck. hate to lose like that. chicago won with a 5-4 balk-off. >>> the reds and blue jays. tracking it down, and you'll get nothing and like it. rod bruce of a sure homer, cardinals go on to win it, 1-0. to florida, advance whorley. your average 6-4-3 out. not enough. phillies won 1-0. >>> finally, get ready to rapid forced eating. the 96th annual nathan's hot dog eating contest at coney island. no conned. s condiments need ed just an empty stomach and a large appetite. after ten minutes of inhaling dogs, joey chestnut is the wiener, down 6 2 dogs.
Jul 5, 2011 5:00am EDT
. jeter safe at first but it was ruled an error. he was 0 for 4. austin kearns, he was slumping all season. a three-run shot. indians went on to win, 6-3. >>> to our nation's capital. c cubs tied it. jason wirth comes home on a wild pitch. >>> from a wild pitch to game-ending balk, royals and white sox tied it in fourth. aaron crow steps off the hill. that's balk. hate to lose like that. chicago won with a 5-4 balk-off. >>> how about some defense, the reds' jay bruce with a shot. you'll get nothing and like it. rob bruce with a sure homer. cardinals go on to win it, 1-0. >>> to florida, vance worley, off his glorchlt gets worley at first. mr. average 6'4" out. >> and finally, get ready for some rapid forced eating. the 96th national hot dog-eating contest. after ten minutes of inhaling dogs, joey chestnut is the wien wiener. he's the top dog. i'm sure he'll relish the moment for life. that's a look at sports. >>> for another look at the weather, here's nbc's meteorologist bill karins, who's always good with a hot dog pun. >> it's always difficult to add something with sauerkraut. let's tak
Jul 5, 2011 5:30am EDT
been out of the inning. austin kearns blast add three-run home run. indians go on to win the game, 6-3. >>> royals and whoks, chicago's adam dunn has just one hit off lefty pitching this year. that was a second hit all year off lefties, white sox fans give him a standing ovatioovation. dunn gives them a tip of the cap. tied game, two outs. white sox. runners on second and third. no. no. a balk-off. home plate umpire calls a balk on pitcher aaron crow. a.j. pierzynski comes home for a winning run. remember we saw that. now the royals join the dubious list of teams that have lost on a walk-off balk. white sox win, 5-4. >>> it hasn't been the smoothest start for the washington nationals. le jayson werth, he's hitti hitting .224, getting booed by the home fans. two outs in the fourth. cubs with runners on the corner. alfonso soriano hits a routine fly to right. the outfielders, one of them being jason werth stair at each other, not good. werth comes up growing. guns him down at home. there you go. this one went to extra innings. werth on third base. this is another tough walk-off here. c
Jul 6, 2011 5:00am EDT
phoenix and tus cson t have a bunch of them. austin, texas and oklahoma city have had more 100-degree days than vegas. this drought in texas, it justins to get worse and worse. the temperatures justin to be well above average. even this morning, it's 81 to start your morning in dallas. much of the country is very warm. we're 75 to start the morning in chicago. 77 in d.c. you walk out the door and you have the heat and feel it in the air. now right now, thunderstorms continue this morning in areas of kansas. that is the only travel trouble spot out there. interstate 70 is has a thunderstorm complex. today, a lot like yesterday. many areas will have a chance of afternoon storm but it will be hot in oklahoma and dallas. back to you. >>> more positive economic data. oil prices rise, and impressive honesty in austria. your first look at the business headlines is straight ahead. >>> disappointing news for tiger woods and derrick jeeter is closer to 3,000 hits and now one big leaguer has to face the music after the fans voted. [ man ] they said i couldn't win a fight. but i did. they said i could
Jul 21, 2011 7:00am PDT
, 39 year-old michael austin who lives with his mother in this house. police say for whatever reason he snapped and went after his mother. >> he pointed a gun at her face threatening to kill her and stalking her. she fled the house. when officers arrived they sought a deputy saw him in the garage. >> for the next several hours, officers tried to negotiate, hoping he would give up peacefully. tired of waiting, the swat team used flash grenades and even broke the front windows as they rushed into the home, but austin was long gone having slipped out sometime in the darkness. >> he has had some mental problems. this dispute happened when he came out of the veterans and she tried to go in to clean up. >> mental issues and has a gun. potentially deadly combination which is why police say, if you see him do not do anything, call them immediately. will tran, kron 4 news. >> we have just updated the temperatures. hot 64 in concord, 62 in livermore, 61 in san jose. we are in the low sixties already. this is what tumble to as will look like this afternoon. when here is what the afternoon hig
Jul 21, 2011 12:00pm PDT
and -- finally, they broke into the house and found he was not there. officers took michael austin to a hospital around 7:30 this morning. he was booked into jail on charges of assault with intent to commit great bodily injury and police say he has a history of mental health issues and could be armed with a handgun. >>> there's a new way for people to report information about homicide cases in oakland. the police department has set up an anonymous e-mail tipline. the address is oaklandhomicide@oaklandinternet . oaklandhomicide@oaklandinternet com. tipsters without the internet could also call them. >>> this morning's return of the space shuttle marks an end -- the end of an era. craig boswell has more. >> landing gear down locked. >> mission complete, houston. >> reporter: it landed just before 6:00 a.m. eastern time. near the runway, shuttle managers gathered along with astronauts' families and friends to welcome the crew home after the successful 13- day mission. mission control, a knicks of tears and -- a mix of tears and jeer es. nasa staffers, past and present celebrating the space shuttle'
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in about midnight the son was gone. officers found and arrested 39- year-old michael austin at a local hospital around 7:30 this morning. >>> california lawmakers today introduced a bill that would block san francisco's proposed ban on male circumcision. state senator leno and fiona miles were joined today by mike gado. they are supporting a bill that would prohibit cities from passing a ban on circumcision. >> state law already prohibits this type of legislation at the local level. the bill will clarify once and for all with regard to circumcision. >> reporter: a group of people gathered in san francisco to protest today's announcement. opponents call the practice a form of mutilation. >>> we received word today that ron swegles has died. a spokesman said swegles died in michigan after a long illness. he served as mayor from 2005 to 2006. colleagues say he was known for his work on behalf of seniors. the navy veteran leaves leaves leaves behind his wife and five children. >>> yosemite officials say they will not add new signs at the site where some hikers fell over a waterfall. the t
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